Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme


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The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme.

This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors' contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry.

The junior doctor's pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient's bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered in medical school.

With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199683819
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Tim Raine, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

George Collins, Cardiology Registrar, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

Catriona Hall, Salaried GP, London, UK

Nina Hjelde, Anaesthetic Trainee, Emergency Department, University Hospital, South Manchester, UK

James Dawson, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals, UK

Stephan Sanders, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals, UK

Simon Eccles, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospitals, UK

Table of Contents

1. Being a doctor
2. Life on the wards
3. History and examination
4. Prescribing
5. Pharmacopoeia
6. Resuscitation
7. Cardiovascular
8. Respiratory
9. Gastroenterology
10. Endocrinology
11. Neurology
12. Psychiatry
13. Fluids and renal
14. Haematology
15. Skin and eyes
16. Emergency department
17. Procedures
18. Interpreting results
19. Appendices

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